Christmas island blind snake

The Christmas island blind snake is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

the Christmas Island Blind Snake Typhlops exocoeti / prepared for the Dept. More

The Christmas Island blind snake inhabits primary forest on the plateau although this burrowing species has not been sighted for several years. It is considered to be vulnerable to extinction, the reasons being habitat clearance, disturbance by mining, soil compaction and erosion. More

Common names

Christmas island blind snake in English - English

Order : Squamata
Family : Typhlopidae
Genus : Ramphotyphlops
Species : Ramphotyphlops exocoeti
Authority : BOULENGER 1887